Support the Towpath Trail

More than 2.5 million people usign the Towpath Trail annually.

From the members of our organization to those who volunteer for trail projects, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition could not operate without the support of our generous individual, corporate, and business donors. Your contributions continue the development of the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area and Towpath Trail, and allow us to continue engaging people with the local resources it offers.

Donate now to continue work on the Towpath Trail, connector trails, and in the National Heritage Area.

Year-End Giving

This year, your year-end donation will go farther than ever, thanks to generous donors who will match up to $15,000 in donations to the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition. Donate below now through December 31, 2020, for your donation to count toward the match.

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Additional Ways to Support


Members enjoy benefits on many different levels while supporting the Ohio & Erie Canalway and Towpath Trail. Learn more here.


Make a difference along the Canalway by joining us for one of the many volunteer opportunities. Learn more here.


Whether as a Trailblazer, event sponsor, or item donor, we appreciate your support. To learn more about our current trailblazers, click here, and contact us to see how you can support the Canalway.


Please consider leaving a legacy and add the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition to your estate planning. For more information, contact Dan Rice at (330) 374-5657 or


We recently started an agency endowment fund at Akron Community Foundation as a way to ensure a permanent, predictable stream of funding for our mission. The Towpath Trail Endowment Fund welcomes gifts of all kinds, including cash, bequests, closely held stock, real estate, life insurance and retirement assets. Gifts can be made online at or by calling 330-376-8522.